One Week, One Article This Week’s Watch News in 60 Seconds
If you don’t have time to read all of our articles, don’t fear, every Saturday we will be featuring a quick-read round-up of all the world’s watch news so you don’t miss a trick
One World, One Time
This week, our Editor-in-Chief, Suzanne Wong wrote her weekly editorial on the train from Zurich to Geneva. This long journey led her to muse about the world’s railway systems and how we can thank them for the General Convention of Time and the 24-hour clock. Discover more about this fascinating period of horological history in One World, One Time.
The Happy Winner
Last December, we held a competition to win the B Dimension Collection necklace by Bucherer worth CHF 2,500. The lucky winner was Micaela O from Nuvolera, Italy; congratulations to her. There will be a new competition next week, so stay tuned for that.
Ulysse Nardin’s Patrick Pruniaux Presents the Diver X Skeleton
You have most probably noticed that we have a fantastic new mobile studio called the ShowCase where we can present watches in the highest resolution – go to our YouTube channel for more info. We have been having a lot of fun with it presenting all kinds of watches, but for this video, we let Ulysse Nardin’s Patrick Pruniaux take command of the controls to present the brand’s latest Diver X Skeleton himself.
If there is one thing we love more than watches, it is the people that make them. GMT’s Editor-in-Chief Brice Lechevalier sits down with Edouard Meylan from H. Moser and Cie. to talk about the Streamliner Perpetual Calendar, customer tastes, and the future of watch events. Discover the interview here.
The Origins of the Chronograph
In this educational new series, we learn about the origins of different elements of the watch and the watch industry. This week, our correspondent Grégory Gardinetti delves into the history of the chronograph.
Piaget The 355
If you are thinking of going to the cinema this week, why not try the Academy Award nominee, The 355, featuring Piaget as the exclusive watch and jewelry partner. Not only will you be entertained by this fast-paced spy thriller, but you can do some watch and jewelry spotting too!
Vacheron Constantin Les Métiers d’Art for Infinite Horizons
WorldTempus’ Marie de Pimodan takes a retrospective look at the last three decades of Métiers d’Art timepieces at Vacheron Constantin, with Christian Selmoni, the manufacture’s Director of Style and Heritage.
David Chokron talks about how formal elegance is making a return to the watch world with a selection of timepieces that will definitely up your style. Discover wristwatches from A. Lange & Söhne, Breitling, Chopard, Omega, Patek Philippe, and more.
New Watches Out This Week
For new watches out this week, we have A. Lange & Söhne’s Zeitwerk Honeygold “Lumen”, a brand-new Speedmaster from Omega, an unexpected timepiece from Zenith called the Lupin The Third , and a fabulous new red Chanel editions. Click on the links to get all the details.
Millenium Watch Book – Tourbillon Edition
This week we are previewing four tourbillons from our Top 50 tourbillons of the modern age. Discover the Escape II double tourbillon from Purnell that has diamonds encrusted into its cages, the 11th Hybris Mechanica from Jaeger Le-Coultre, the Excalibur Double Tourbillon from Roger Dubuis, and the RM012 from Richard Mille.
Zakaa – A Bridge to Africa with Deremi Adjidahun
Wrapping up this week’s news, check out Suzanne Wong’s video interview with Deremi Adjidahun where they talk about everything from the typical Nigerian watch customer to wedding watches, De Bethune, and stories that cannot possibly be told!
Following the vision of Ferdinand Adolph Lange to build the world’s best watches, A. Lange & Söhne strives for ultimate precision and explores new avenues in order to advance the art of fine...Find out more >
From humble family beginnings Breitling grew into a major player in the world of chronographs and aviation instruments. At the dawn of a new era, the brand is poised for a legendary future.Find out more >
Through her life, Gabrielle Chanel embodied strength, character and a fierce desire for independence. Maison CHANEL, avant-garde and constantly innovative, has come down through the decades to...Find out more >
Maison Chopard epitomises the alliance between watchmaking and jewellery. It has always known how to meet the expectations of its day, relying on four essential values: expertise, tradition,...Find out more >
De Bethune embraces the wealth of the watchmaking knowhow of the past in order to design the watches of the future. This combination results in timepieces with all the attributes and technical...Find out more >
H. Moser & Cie. was created by Heinrich Moser in 1828. Based in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, it currently employs around 60 people, has developed 14 in-house calibres to date, and produces more than...Find out more >
Jaeger-LeCoultre: HOME OF FINE WATCHMAKING SINCE 1833. Located in the serene setting of the Vallée de Joux, our Maison radiates a unique sense of belonging. The soul of La Grande Maison is formed...Find out more >
Based in St. Imier since 1832, Longines has a long tradition in watchmaking, characterised by the elegance of its watches. Using expertise gained as the company has evolved, Longines has gradually...Find out more >
Ateliers Louis Moinet was born out of the passion of one man, and this is clearly to be seen in each of its creations. The Maison takes the concept of exclusivity to its height, producing only...Find out more >
A company of the Swatch Group, OMEGA has been behind major revolutions in watchmaking technology and the timekeeping of numerous Olympic Games. Its watches are worn by world-famous celebrities and...Find out more >
Patek Philippe enjoys outstanding renown and rare prestige, due to the constancy with which the Manufacture has applied its philosophy of excellence ever since it was founded.Find out more >
One hundred and forty years’ worth of uninterrupted history have allowed Piaget to forge its unique jewellery and watchmaking expertise. The Brand is a genuine Fine Watchmaking manufacture that...Find out more >
Inspired by performance, precision and mechanical prowess, Purnell’s philosophy of bringing more future than past to watchmaking. Each timepiece distinguishes itself by having a tourbillon...Find out more >
Richard Mille did not simply try to find his place in the watchmaking world – he carved one out for himself, constantly striving not to take anything for granted, and to make innovation and extreme...Find out more >
The Roger Dubuis Manufacture was founded on the desire for independence and watchmaking excellence. With remarkable dynamism, Roger Dubuis quickly ignited the world of Haute Horlogerie and has...Find out more >
Combining cutting-edge technology with a unique heritage from marine chronometry is what sets Ulysse Nardin apart from other brands.Find out more >
An exploration of the history of Vacheron Constantin is a voyage of discovery, revealing the excellence of age-old watchmaking. Each timepiece is the result of the creative inspiration of the...Find out more >
Ever since it was founded, Zenith has been cultivating the ability to open up new horizons by assisting with some of the most remarkable human achievements.Find out more >